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South African state keen to replicate Kerala's Kudumbashree

South African state keen to replicate Kerala's Kudumbashree

17 Oct 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: South Africa's Free State Province has shown a keen interest in Kerala's women self-help network 'Kudumbashree', which has empowered a number of women through its initiatives ranging from IT to pickle- making.

South Africa,   South India,   Kudumbashree,   Kudumbashree replica,   self-help network Kudumbashree,   Women empowerment ,  
Government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

Government likely to seek Facebook's help to promote education

10 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The government is expected take up with social networking giant Facebook social sector issues like education and empowerment of the girl child, female foeticide and 'Clean Ganga' campaign and seek its help in promoting them.

Government,   Facebook's help,   promote education,   women empowerment,   Facebool,   Mark Zuckerberg,  
Andhra Pradesh government launches Farmers <strong>Empowerment</strong> Corporation

Andhra Pradesh government launches Farmers Empowerment Corporation

21 Oct 2014

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday formally launched the Rythu Saadhikara Samstha (Farmers Empowerment Corporation-FEC) to provide agricultural debt redemption to farmers and also to act as a 'one-stop-shop' for farmer development, welfare and empowerment activities.

Andhra Pradesh,   Farmers Empowerment Corporation,   Rythu Saadhikara Samstha,   FEC,   agricultural debt redemption,   farmers,   farmer development,   Vijayawada,  
 Modi stresses on <strong>women</strong> <strong>empowerment</strong>, education

Modi stresses on women empowerment, education

02 Sep 2014

Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world.

Modi in Japan,   Indian Japan nuclear deal,   Narendra Modi,   Shinzo Abe,   Nuclear Energy deal,   NPT,   Women empowerment,   women empowerment in Gujarat ,  
A noble step to empower <strong>women</strong> in Gujarat

A noble step to empower women in Gujarat

22 Sep 2014

Vadodara/Surat: The Gujarat government launched a campaign to empower the women of state economically and financially. They are being provided free stalls for sale of handmade items and goods during the auspicious Navaratri. Navratri, a nine days long Hindu festival, is celebrated with ferver across the country in the honour of goddess Durga.

Vadodara,   Navratri,   Surat,   Anandiben Patel,   women empowerment,   Financial independence,  
India contributes USD 1 million to UN women's body

India contributes USD 1 million to UN women's body

02 Oct 2014

United Nations: Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed USD 1 million to the organisation for the current financial year.

India contributes USD 1 million,   UN women's body,   women empowerment,   United Nation,   External Affairs Minister,   Sushma Swaraj,  
Big B hails Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights

Big B hails Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights

27 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment.

Big B,   Farhan Akhtar,   women's rights,   Amitabh Bachchan,   women empowerment,   Chulein Aasman,   Priyanka Chopra,   Anushka Sharma,  
Google India, Farhan Akhtar launch new campaign to help <strong>women</strong> get online

Google India, Farhan Akhtar launch new campaign to help women get online

23 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Search giant Google on Tuesday launched a new social campaign in association with Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar's initiative MARD, to increase internet literacy among women in the country.

MARD,   Farhan Akhtar,   Google India,   Axis Bank,   Helping Women,   Women Online,   Women empowerment ,  
Sonam Kapoor launches the mascot for Sangam's <strong>women</strong> <strong>empowerment</strong> initiative

Sonam Kapoor launches the mascot for Sangam's women empowerment initiative

05 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Actress Sonam Kapoor was in capital to launch the mascot for Sangam, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative by brand Arise India Ltd to safeguard the future of the girl child. She was accompanied by her co-star Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

Sonam Kapoor,   Fawad Khan,   Khoobsurat,   Shashanka Ghosh,   Kirron Kher,   Ratna Pathak Shah,   Amir Raza Hussain,  
'<strong>Women</strong> <strong>Empowerment</strong> Fortnight' kickstarts in Gujarat

'Women Empowerment Fortnight' kickstarts in Gujarat

02 Aug 2014

Ahmedabad: Aimed at highlighting various issues concerning women, the Gujarat government on Friday launched the 'Women Empowerment Fortnight', which will be on till August 15.

Women Empowerment Fortnight,   Gujarat government,   Chief Minister Anandi Patel,   Daughter's Day,   Women Self-reliance Day,   Women Leadership Day,   Women Health Day,  ,   ,  

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